Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Launches New Artist Training Programs Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Launches New Artist Training Programs
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2016

 Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the leadership of Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton and Executive Director Jason D. Palmquist, has initiated a new program to address the organization's approach to... (more...)
A Red Orchid to Stage Youth Project World Premiere of THE HAVEN PLACE A Red Orchid to Stage Youth Project World Premiere of THE HAVEN PLACE
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2016

A Red Orchid Theatre presents a new youth project: the world premiere of The Haven Place by Levi Holloway, directed by Steven Wilson. The production will run December 8 - December 30, 2016 at A Red Or... (more...)
SCREW IT: DOIN' TIME ON THE LINE to Make Chicago Premiere at McKaw Theater SCREW IT: DOIN' TIME ON THE LINE to Make Chicago Premiere at McKaw Theater
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2016

After completing a sold out run in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Chicago actor and playwright Tim Campos performs his new one-person show Screw It: Doin' Time on the Line at the McKaw Theater Today December 8,... (more...)
Photo Flash: The Second City's Presents TWIST YOUR DICKENS Photo Flash: The Second City's Presents TWIST YOUR DICKENS
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2016

The Second City's irreverent and interactive seasonal satire, Twist Your Dickens returns to Goodman Theatre for its third year with new yuletide yuks and favorite faces. "A satisfying twist on the tra... (more...)
Greenhouse Theater Center Presents SQUEEZE MY CANS Greenhouse Theater Center Presents SQUEEZE MY CANS
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2016

Due to popular demand, Greenhouse Theater Center is pleased to announce the return of Cathy Schenkelberg's hit one-woman show SQUEEZE MY CANS, directed by Shirley Anderson, playing February 16 - March... (more...)
Chicago Theatre Workshop to Debut CREATIVES World Premiere Pop Opera Chicago Theatre Workshop to Debut CREATIVES World Premiere Pop Opera
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2016

Creatives - a darkly comic pop opera with an original book by Irvine Welsh and Don De Grazia and a score including songs from some of the most popular rock bands of recent decades - reveals the desper... (more...)
Chicago Children's Theatre Spreads Hope, Builds Dreams with West Loop School Partnerships Chicago Children's Theatre Spreads Hope, Builds Dreams with West Loop School Partnerships
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2016

Chicago Children's Theatre has launched a unique series of community engagement projects with schools and children's service organizations in or near Chicago's West Loop - exciting examples of what's ... (more...)
Brett Neveu's HER AMERICA to Make World Premiere at Greenhouse Theater Center Brett Neveu's HER AMERICA to Make World Premiere at Greenhouse Theater Center
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2016

Greenhouse Theater Center will continue its Solo Celebration! Series with the world premiere of Brett Neveu's haunting drama HER AMERICA (formerly titled MISS AMERICA), starring veteran Chicago and Br... (more...)
Refuge Theatre Project's HIGH FIDELITY to Return in Wicker Park Refuge Theatre Project's HIGH FIDELITY to Return in Wicker Park
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2016

A venue has been announced for the remount of Refuge Theatre Project's enormously successful 2016 production of High Fidelity: The Musical.... (more...)
Paramount Theatre to Bring Beauty to Sondheim's Dark Musical SWEENEY TODD Paramount Theatre to Bring Beauty to Sondheim's Dark Musical SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2016

Some, others, many and bloody well everyone need to strap themselves in for Paramount Theatre's bold new production of Sweeney Todd-The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.... (more...)
Dumpstaphunk, Henhouse NYE, Bawdy Stories, Dirtwire and More at Martyrs' Dumpstaphunk, Henhouse NYE, Bawdy Stories, Dirtwire and More at Martyrs'
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2016

See what's going on this week at Martys'!... (more...)
American Rhythm Center Offers Free Dance Classes This January American Rhythm Center Offers Free Dance Classes This January
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2016

The American Rhythm Center (ARC), Chicago's shared education, rehearsal and special-event facility for dance, kicks off the new year with its New Year's DANCE Free-4-All, a week of FREE classes Januar... (more...)
MR. AND MRS. PENNYWORTH to Premiere at Lookingglass Theatre This Winter MR. AND MRS. PENNYWORTH to Premiere at Lookingglass Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2016

Lookingglass Theatre Company continues its Season with Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth, written and directed by Ensemble Member Doug Hara. Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth runs December 7, 2016 - February 19, 2017.... (more...)
Writers Theatre presents the World Premiere of THE HUNTER AND THE BEAR Writers Theatre presents the World Premiere of THE HUNTER AND THE BEAR
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2016

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 25th Anniversary Season with the World Premiere of The Hunter and ... (more...)
Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Announces 'The Mind/Body Connection' 2017 Season Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Announces 'The Mind/Body Connection' 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2016

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble announces its 2017 Season, 'The Mind/Body Connection.' The season includes three new plays linked under this mind/body connection and told from distinctly female perspective... (more...)
Porchlight Music Theatre Hires Jillian Abbinanti as First Education Director Porchlight Music Theatre Hires Jillian Abbinanti as First Education Director
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre's Executive Director Jeannie Lukow is proud to announce the hiring of the organization's first education director, Jillian Abbinanti. Abbinanti begins Monday, Dec. 12 in this ... (more...)
The CITYPAK Project Distributes over 36,000 Custom Backpacks to Homeless The CITYPAK Project Distributes over 36,000 Custom Backpacks to Homeless
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2016

The CITYPAK Project, a not-for-profit organization that works to distribute custom-designed backpack to homeless throughout the United States and Canada, distributed over 11,000 PAKs in 2016, includin... (more...)
Celebrate the Holidays with CLOSE TO YOU at Raue Center Celebrate the Holidays with CLOSE TO YOU at Raue Center
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2016

Raue Center is excited to welcome Lisa Rock and her six-piece band as they pay tribute to the music of Karen and Richard Carpenter in "Close to You: The Music of The Carpenters" at 7 p.m. on December ... (more...)
Halcyon Theatre Co-Presents Midwest Premiere of AMERICAN HWANGAP Halcyon Theatre Co-Presents Midwest Premiere of AMERICAN HWANGAP
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2016

Halcyon Theatre hosts Chicago company A-Squared Theatre to co-produce the Midwest Premiere of Lloyd Suh's American Hwangap. Directed by Helen Young, American Hwangap runs February 24 through April 1, ... (more...)
LUKE BABYLON: THE CHRISTIAN MAGICIAN Coming to Chicago's Annoyance Theatre LUKE BABYLON: THE CHRISTIAN MAGICIAN Coming to Chicago's Annoyance Theatre
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2016

Do you believe in magic? Do you believe in God? Prepare to believe in both! Christian magician Luke Babylon is bringing his unique magical, evangelical performance to Chicago's den of iniquity: the An... (more...)
American Theater Company to Launch 'Opening Weekend' Series with MEN ON BOATS American Theater Company to Launch 'Opening Weekend' Series with MEN ON BOATS
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2016

American Theater Company (ATC) launches its new Opening Weekend program initiative during the first weekend of performances for Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus, directed by ATC Artistic Director Will ... (more...)
BoHo Announces Directors for 2017 Season, Featuring URINETOWN and More BoHo Announces Directors for 2017 Season, Featuring URINETOWN and More
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2016

BoHo Theatre is excited to announce directors for its upcoming 2017 season. BoHo is focused on bringing people together through an eclectic mix of musicals, dramas, and classic plays, inspiring its co... (more...)
Victory Gardens to Stage World Premiere of Marcus Gardley's A WONDER IN MY SOUL Victory Gardens to Stage World Premiere of Marcus Gardley's A WONDER IN MY SOUL
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater continues its season with the World Premiere of A Wonder In My Soul, written by ensemble playwright Marcus Gardley and directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. A Wonder In My So... (more...)
Tony Nominee Dan Knechtges to Helm Drury Lane's SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Tony Nominee Dan Knechtges to Helm Drury Lane's SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2016

Drury Lane Theatre announces principal casting for disco musical Saturday Night Fever, revised and rewritten for the Drury Lane stage, featuring music and lyrics by The Bee Gees, based on the smash-hi... (more...)
Northlight Theatre Continues 2016-17 Season with the World Premiere of FACELESS Northlight Theatre Continues 2016-17 Season with the World Premiere of FACELESS
by BWW News Desk on December 05, 2016

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Faceless, written by Selina Fillinger and directed by BJ J... (more...)
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